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Meditation is a practice in which a person trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness in order to realize some benefits. Practicing meditation brings about emotional stability as well as positive thinking to practitioners. It is a practice which has been known in recorded history for 5000 years with its popular proponent being Buddha.Meditations do not only relax the mind but it can also be performed to reduce the weight of practitioners. People who are practicing meditation for weight loss are expected to consider mindfulness meditation, awareness and weight as well as their level of hunger.The practice of meditation can be performed using several techniques including mantra, vapassana, and Raja Yoga, Chakra and Trataka meditation.Meditation can be performed without the usage of any special equipment- however some may be used for additional comfort during practicing. Some of these equipment are the Zafu, zabuton, timers etc.To perform meditation it is always advisable to consider the kind of dishes you eat, try not to eat tamasic or rajasic foods as these may create impure and angry thoughts.What Youll Get Inside:MEDITATIONPrinciples of meditationThe importance of meditationBRIEF HISTORY OF MEDITATIONMEDITATION FOR BEGINNERSPositions for meditationSteps for meditation for beginnersMEDITATION FOR WEIGHT LOSSMindfulness meditationAwareness and weightHunger levelFight or flightMEDITATION TECHNIQUESMantra meditationTrataka meditationChakra meditationVipassana meditationRaja yoga meditationMEDITATION EQUIPMENTThe ZafuThe ZabutonSeiza benchThe timerMatMEDITATION DIETSDiets to avoid during meditationCONCLUSIONTake a Sneak Peak Inside (page 18):Raja yoga meditationRaja Yoga meditation technique helps to train the mind to focus at one point. It establishes a relationship with God and gives up or worldly pleasures and devotes one’s energies to the spiritual awakening of fellow beings.It has a foundation of the soul being a point of light on which all meditations are based on. This technique brings together all the inner thoughts of the mind as well as emotions.This meditation technique aims to balance the mind as well as the emotions in a peaceful way so that people who are practicing it will be aware of the energy in their minds and bodies.Raja Yoga meditation is based on eight aspects since its first usage in the 15th century by the Brahma people. This eight aspects include-1. Niyama: Meaning one’s commitment to the divine world including religious commitments.2. Asana: Asana is the integration of a person’s mind and physical body in his/her activities.3. Dyana: The form of meditation which leads people to a different state.4. Dharana: It is described as the concentration a person is expected to exhibit.5. Yama: This is described as the rules and codes of conduct which allows a person to practice his/her beliefs under oath.6. Pranayama: This is a kind of breathing which is regulated by a person to integrate his/her mind with the body.7. Samadhi: Samadhi is the state of quiet consciousness.8. Pratyara: This is the usage of different senses through perception of different objects which allows a person to look into.Buy Now & Start Meditate Today!